O come, let us sing to the Lord, In God our salvation rejoice

O come, let us sing to the Lord, In God our salvation rejoice

Author (Ls. 5-8): B. Francis (1787); Author (Ls. 1-4): Jas. Montgomery (1822)
Published in 26 hymnals

Author (Ls. 5-8): B. Francis

Francis, Benjamin , M.A., was born in Wales in 1734. He was baptized at the age of 15, and began to preach at 19. He studied at the Bristol Baptist College, and commenced his ministry at Sodbury. In 1757 he removed to Horsley (afterwards called Shortwood), in Gloucestershire. There he remained, through a happy and very successful ministry of 42 years, until his death in 1799. He was the author of many poetical compositions :— (1) Conflagration, a Poem in Four Parts, (1770); (2) Elegies on the Deaths of the Revs. George Whitefield , Caleb Evans, Robert Day, and Joshua Thomas; (3) The Association, a Poem (1790); (4) a Poetical Address to the Stockbridge Indians (5) two satirical pieces on the Baptismal controversy; The Salopian Zealo… Go to person page >

Author (Ls. 1-4): Jas. Montgomery

Montgomery, James, son of John Montgomery, a Moravian minister, was born at Irvine, Ayrshire, Nov. 4, 1771. In 1776 he removed with his parents to the Moravian Settlement at Gracehill, near Ballymena, county of Antrim. Two years after he was sent to the Fulneck Seminary, Yorkshire. He left Fulneck in 1787, and entered a retail shop at Mirfield, near Wakefield. Soon tiring of that he entered upon a similar situation at Wath, near Rotherham, only to find it quite as unsuitable to his taste as the former. A journey to London, with the hope of finding a publisher for his youthful poems ended in failure; and in 1792 he was glad to leave Wath for Shefield to join Mr. Gales, an auctioneer, bookseller, and printer of the Sheffield Register newspap… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O come, let us sing to the Lord, In God our salvation rejoice
Author (Ls. 5-8): B. Francis (1787)
Author (Ls. 1-4): Jas. Montgomery (1822)

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 26 of 26)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the Wesleyan Methodist Connection of America. #311Page Scan
Augsburg Songs for Sunday Schools and other services #2Page Scan
Augsburg Songs, Nos. l and 2 Combined #d214
Church Poetry: being Portions of the Psalms in Verse and Hymns suited to the Festivals and Fasts, and Various Occasions of the Church #60Page Scan
Church Psalmist: or Psalms and Hymns Designed for the Public, Social, and Private Use of Evangelical Christians ... with Supplement. 53rd ed. #P95ePage Scan
Church Psalmist: or psalms and hymns for the public, social and private use of evangelical Christians (5th ed.) #P95ePage Scan
Church Psalmist: or, psalms and hymns, for the public, social and private use of Evangelical Christians. With Supplement. (50th ed.) #P95ePage Scan
Devotional hymns: selected for public and social worship #S20Page Scan
Gems from Augsburg Songs for Sunday Schools and other Services #d106
Hymn and Tune Book for Use in Old School or Primitive Baptist Churches #140Page Scan
Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (2nd ed.) #84Page Scan
Hymn book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (4th ed.) #84Page Scan
Hymns of Worship: Designed for Use Especially in the Lecture Room, the Prayer Meeting and the Family #49Page Scan
Psalms and Hymns, for Christian Use and Worship #P95.3Page Scan
Songs of Pilgrimage: a hymnal for the churches of Christ (2nd ed.) #1052Page Scan
Spiritual Songs for Social Worship: adapted to the use of families and private circles in seasons of revival, to missionary meetings, to the monthly concert, and to other occasions... (3rd ed.) #369Page Scan
Spiritual Songs for Social Worship: adapted to the use of families and private circles in seasons of rivival, to missionary meetings, to the monthly concert, and to other occasions of special interest #369Page Scan
Spiritual Songs for Social Worship: adapted to the use of families and private circles, to missinary meetings, to monthly concert, and to other occasions of special interest.(Rev. and Enl. Ed.) #369Page Scan
The Baptist Harp: a new collection of hymns for the closet, the family, social worship, and revivals #187Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn Book: comprising a large and choice collection of psalms, hymns and spiritual songs, adapted to the faith and order of the Old School, or Primitive Baptists (2nd stereotype Ed.) #413Page Scan
The Camp-Meeting Chorister: or, a collection of hymns and spiritual songs, for the pious of all denominations. To be sung at camp meetings, during revivals of religion, and on other occasions #373Page Scan
The Christian Melodist: a new collection of hymns for social religious worship #16Page Scan
The Christian Psalmist; or, Watts' Psalms and Hymns: with copious selections from other sources; the whole carefully revised and arranged, with directions for musical expression #P95dPage Scan
The Gospel Psalmist #75Page Scan
The Psaltery #d187
The Thanksgiving #d161



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